Monthly Archives: May 2013

songbird returns

Resplendent songbird you so long silent now surge your honeyed sound pouring beauty tonic tonalities harmonic across the parched throats of our souls’ sere earth oh joy!

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Son’s View: Motherhood

My son wrote the gorgeous, sweeping poem below in response to my request for comment about what “mother” means.  Knowing how busy he is, I had hoped for one or two words.  I was delighted to receive this lavish creation … Continue reading

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dancing alone

I do not like dancing by myself too lonely but the music has stopped for so many the choice, always: slow fade falling by the wayside full of the fallen or yes move alone ahead again. I do not like … Continue reading

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mother (poem)

For some she is a scent muffled as sounds are under water is that bread, your sniffing wonders? dinner? or simply the ineffable inimitable maternal aroma of comfort. For some she is a sense storm brewing, nightmare, a stumble luckier … Continue reading

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Belonging

Welcome.  One of the loveliest words in the language in my humble opinion. You are welcome. Invites you in.  Offers a sense of connection, of belonging, that is never very far from my mind and heart.  Not really.  But reading … Continue reading

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Mother: what does that mean to YOU?

Dear Blogland, Greetings.  Can you help me?  I am researching the concept of “mother” for a new dance project and I seek folks’ experiences or notions of “mother.”  I plan to create movement inspired by this information.  (However, the source … Continue reading

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pruning

Pruning was not on today’s list it never is nurturing, creating, including, saving, perpetuating, feeding, cheerleading producing always are Is that why the undergrowth now towers intolerable heavies the limbs obstructs the view entangling? I go out inward search for the … Continue reading

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